June 9-13, 2014 Bethel Youth Soccer Associationis pleased to announce a year of partnership with Challenger Sports, providers of the USA’s most popular soccer camp, to host the week long British Soccer camp during the week of June 9th – 13that BYSA Soccer Fields.
The camp will run Monday through Friday and each child will be coached by a member of Challenger’s British coaching staff flown to the USA exclusively to work on these programs. Challenger will hold over 3,800 British Soccer Camps this summer and will coach over 130,000 players between the ages of 6 and 14, as well as completing FREE coach education clinics for over 30,000 parents and coaches.
Challenger’s British Soccer Camp is more than a week of drills and skills. In addition to taking part in a daily regimen of foot skill development (through the 1,000 touches curriculum), technical and tactical practices and daily ‘World Cup’ tournament style plays, each child will be treated to a rich cultural experience and lessons on respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. Each camp is custom built to meet the needs of your players so Challenger will be directed by the organization on the content of the camp that they too require.
Each camper will receive a FREE camp T-shirt, soccer ball, soccer poster, individual skills performance evaluation and free access to an educational soccer website. In addition, any child who signs up online by April 26thwill receive a genuine British Soccer replica Jersey valued at $39. For further information please visit www.challengersports.com.
The Individial Player Camps are directed by Jack Hermans (Soccer Unlimited Camps), a former professional player in Holland and the former Head Coach of the Xavier University men's soccer team. Jack currently trains many club teams and is the Assistant Coach for the Dutch Lions Professional team.The Player Camps are held throughout the Ohio South market.
Coach Jack and his professional staff will be hosting a soccer camp in Bethel July 14-18, 2014. The camp hours are 5:30-8:00 pm and the cost is $85. The camp will focus on foot skills, team work, and rules of the game. Campers really enjoy Coach Jack's unique style and look forward to the nicknames that Coach Jack gives to the players, playing street soccer and learning new daily "trickies".
Dozen Divas Bring Home Title
October 31, 2013
The Dozen Divas GU8 team played their best soccer at the end of the season and brought home the 1st place trophy after battling through two championship games on a cold dreary day in Blanchester. BYSA also congratulate Wardlow BU14, Darlington GU14, Elliott GU10 (pictured below), Weis BU10, and Uhl GU9 teams for their second place finishes in the tournament. BYSA is very proud of organizations success thanks to the relentless hard work of our coaches, players, parents, and many others. BYSA looks forward to continuing our success in 2014.
Concussion Training Mandated by State Law for ALL COACHES AND REFEREES
A new Ohio law mandates that all coaches, assistant coaches, and referees to obtain specialized training in recognizing the symptoms of concussions and head injuries every three years. Click here for a summary of the requirements for coaches and umpires.
BYSA requires every coach, assistant coach, and referee to successfuly complete the free online concussion training prior the first game. The training will take less than 30 minutes and will require that you print a certificate of completion at the conclusion of the video.
Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports is a free, online course available to coaches, parents, and others helping to keep athletes safe from concussion. It features interviews with leading experts, dynamic graphics and interactive exercises, and compelling storytelling to help you recognize a concussion and know how to respond if you think that your athlete might have a concussion. Once you complete the training and quiz, you must print out the certificate, and provide a copy to BYSA.